FCHCC hosted “Hola Emprende” Business Workshop

FCHCC "Hola Emprende" Developing your Business with a Friendly Bank sponsored by Bank of America ~ September 7, 2023
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The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) hosted “Hola Emprende” Developing your Business with a Friendly Bank sponsored by Bank of America on Thursday, September 7, 2023. This was a free, full-day workshop, the 1st of its kind, aimed at the Hispanic market.

Speakers included:

  • Monica Hernandez, FCHCC President & CEO
  • Keynote speaker: Elaine King, Founder of Family and Money Matters
  • Conchie Fernandez, Founder, CF Creative
  • Christian Carabias, Presenter, Hola TV
  • Jorge Lopez, iHeart Media
  • Synthia Jaramillo, USHCC
  • Coley Jones, Bank of America
  • Emcee: Marithza Calderon Ross, Action News Jax
  • Jonel Hein, Small Business Administration
  • Juan Chaluja, Florida Blue
  • Katia Medina, Prospera USA

This event was held at UNF’s Adam W. Herbert University Center from 8 AM – 5 PM which included breakfast and lunch. The workshop included two panel discussions and two breakout sessions. A total of four classes were conducted with two of them held in the morning and two more in the afternoon session. All the classes were in Spanish and the attendees could choose which classes they wanted to attend.

FCHCC is thankful to all who participated in this event and for everyone who worked behind the scenes to make this 1st of its kind workshop successful.

FCHCC "Hola Emprende" Developing your Business with a Friendly Bank sponsored by Bank of America ~ September 7, 2023

Panel Speakers l to r: Coley Jones – Bank of America, Jonel Hein – Small Business Administration, Juan Chaluja – Florida Blue, Monica Hernandez – FCHCC President & CEO and Katia Medina, Prospera USA

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About this Event

FCHCC was thrilled to announce the launch of this groundbreaking entrepreneurship event in Northeast Florida dedicated to empowering and supporting the Hispanic community. This event’s initiative was to help attendees discover a world of opportunities, network with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn from industry experts all while enjoying the invaluable partnership of a friendly bank that’s invested in their success.

For more information about this event and its speakers, click here.

  1. Hola.
    Esto suena muy interesante pero ya me lo perdi.
    Me gustaria saber si hay un evento igual proximamente?

    1. Hello Sandra,
      We’re sorry you weren’t able to attend this event. The next event on our schedule is our Hispanic Heritage “Starlight” Gala & Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards. This is one of our annual events where we recognize the impact our Hispanic community has had in Northeast Florida as well as award 10 Hispanic Students with scholarships to further their education. This is a great event to attend as it will allow you to learn a little more about our chamber. If you’d like to attend, follow this link → https://fchcc.com/2023-hispanic-heritage-gala-atd-awards We hope you are able to attend 🙂

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